16 November 2019
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Lilongwe, November 12, 2019: The Lilongwe-based Students’ Parents Association (SPA) that supports education has embarked on a fundraising activity to raise money for its operations. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana), SPA General Secretary, Leonard Liwonde said his association needs money for its operations, hence the decision to…
Rumphi, September 25, 2019: Mhuju Education Zone in Rumphi has awarded learners and teachers that have performed well in the 2019 Primary School Leaving Certificate of Examination results.  Rumphi District Education Manager (DEM), Macphine Mzumara, who presided over the awarding ceremony, said rewarding the best performing learners and teachers is…
Lilongwe, September 26, 2019: Exploits University on Wednesday launched a flag to mark the execution of new plans the institution has following recent accreditation by National Council for Higher Education (NCHE). "This is a new beginning for Exploits University. Recently, we were accredited by NCHE and we have a lot…
Lilongwe, 12 September, 2019: Minister of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) Dr William Susuwele Banda says Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) play a vital role in the success of important projects like the Malawi Education Sector Improvement Project (MESIP). He made the remarks on Wednesday after he launched the MESIP…
Zomba, 10 September 2019: University of Malawi (UNIMA)   Chancellor College principal Prof Richard Tambulasi Monday  said students needed to use their time in college responsibly if they were to earn degrees of their dreams. Prof. Tambulasi was  speaking when he opened an orientation for first year under graduate  and Post Graduate…
Karonga, September 3, 2019: Parents in the area of group Mweneyumba in Karonga have asked District Education Office to deal with teachers who spend most of their time in class on WhatsApp, instead of teaching.  The call was made Monday in the area during an interface meeting with Mweneyumba Citizen…
Machinga, August 17, 2019: Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare, Mary Navicha has urged parents and guardians with children with albinism to send them to early childhood development (ECD) centres. Speaking on Thursday at Mwamadi Model ECD Centre in Traditional Authority Nkula in Machinga as part of familiarization…
Mzuzu, August 16, 2019: Group Village Head Mackson Nhlane of Traditional Authority Mzikubola in Mzimba has asked M’mbelwa District Council to upgrade Kasambamkholi Under-Five Clinic to a health centre, saying people in the area find it difficult to access medication. The call was made Thursday during an interface meeting between…
Blantyre, August 5, 2019: Malawi National Examination Board (MANEB) in conjunction with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST), has released 2019 Primary School Leaving Certificate of Education Examination (PSLCE) results with 77.46 per cent pass rate. Briefing journalists in Blantyre on Monday, Minister of Education, Science and Technology,…
Machinga, August 5, 2019: Machinga Education Office has increased number of educational zones from 12 to 16 as one way of improving education standards in the district. Machinga District Education Manager (DEM), Yobu Makina said the decision has come about after observing that most Primary Education Advisors (PEA) were failing…
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Conflicting policies hinder fight against child marriages

Conflicting policies hinder fight against child marriages

Blantyre, October 25, 2019: The whole Nimbire Village in Traditional Authority (TA) Mlomba in Machinga woke up that morning to the sad news that Amidu Frank, 19, had eloped with Khadija Yusufu, 13, (not her real name) to Blantyre. Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare team in ...